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The Vikings (4-10-1) were looking for another playoff-jumbling upset. They'd knocked off the Bears and the Eagles in the last three weeks, and were hoping to make the Bengals sweat it out a bit longer. Instead, Cincinnati returned a fumble to the 4-yard line, setting up one touchdown, and linebacker Vincent Rey returned an interception 25 yards for another score as the Bengals put it away early.